Oakwood City School District

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Mix of events paid for through OSF grants

Alumni Plaza Dedicated Sept. 26

An area already serving as the most-used entrance to Oakwood Junior High and Oakwood High School, an outdoor educational space and a gathering spot for community members, the Oakwood Alumni Plaza is now officially a part of the Oakwood Schools facilities.

Representatives of the school district, The Oakwood Schools Foundation, the Oakwood Alumni Association, various graduating classes of OHS and community members gathered Sept. 26 to dedicate the Plaza.

To learn more about the dedication and those who made the Alumni Plaza possible, visit the Alumni Plaza page.

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Oakwood Schools Students, Staff to Benefit from Cleaner Air Thanks to OSF Grant

Oakwood Schools’ students and staff members now have an extra layer of protection in the fight against COVID-19, thanks to a grant from The Oakwood Schools Foundation.  OSF approved grant funding to supply the District with commercial-grade air purifiers for each classroom in the District’s five buildings.  The units were put in classrooms the week of Oct. 12.

To read more about how these units will add an additional level of protection for students and staff, visit our Grants page

air purifier in OJH classroom

2019 Annual Report

The spirit of giving is alive in Oakwood!  Thanks to our generous donors, alumni, community members, parents and friends, Oakwood Schools Foundation has been able to continue our mission of enhancing excellence in education in the Oakwood Schools in 2019.

Our annual report provides a snapshot of the creative and exciting things we have been able to do thanks to your generosity.  We hope you will visit our website and enjoy reading the 2019 Annual Report.

Cover of 2019 OSF annual report

OSF Names 10th Parker Love of Teaching Winner

Leslie Blythe

Family and Consumer Science teacher Leslie Blythe is the winner of the 10th annual Parker Love of Teaching and Lifelong Learning award.  The award was established by Beverly Parker, a former Harman teacher, in loving memory of her husband Bob. The award, presented each spring, honors a current Oakwood teacher who uniquely inspires the full potential of each student with whom he or she works. 

To read more about Blythe and why her students say she was so deserving of this honor, please visit the Parker Love of Teaching and Lifelong Learning page. 

 

Stand Up and Cheer!

You’re part of the OSF family, and family is more important now than ever.

While we can’t Stand Up and Cheer together in person, we put our heads together and came up with something we think is really special to show you the huge impact your gifts have on Oakwood students.

We hope you enjoy viewing "A Year in Giving."  We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Annual Fund for Students

From big projects to small, The Oakwood Schools Foundation continues to work with District staff to make the most of the facilities and the programs to benefit Oakwood students. 
You can help us fulfill our mission of enhancing excellence in education by facilitating grants, scholarships and special projects. 

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the cover of the OSF Annual Ask brochure.  Pictures of kids in Oakwood Schools

Click on the image above to see the 2019 Annual Fund for Student brochure.

OSF donates for winter grant

Winter Grants Awarded

Oakwood Schools Foundation is awarding nearly $11,000 as part of its annual Winter Grant program. The money will provide funding for programs and equipment that supplements funding by the school district. 

For details on the grants, visit our Grants page. 

Philanthropy 101

For the fifth straight year, area charities are receiving much-needed funds thanks to the efforts of Oakwood High School students taking part in the Philanthropy 101 project and the Oakwood Schools Foundation.  This year five area charities will be splitting $3,200.

To learn all of the details of this special project, visit the Philanthropy 101 page.

Group shots of the Philanthropy 101 winners

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    Contact Information

    Dante Connell

    Dante Connell
    Director 
    dante@oakwoodschoolsfoundation.org

    Brandy McFall

    Brandy McFall
    Development Director
    brandy@oakwoodschoolsfoundation.org

    The Oakwood Schools Foundation
    P.O. Box 351
    Oakwood, OH 45409
    937-297-5332

    To learn more about OSF, visit our About OSF page. 

    Investment Information

    For information on stocks, securities or estate funds, contact:

    Tracie Boshears
    937-225-9967
     
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